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A companion to ancient Macedonia

Author: Joseph Roisman; Ian Worthington
Publisher: Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
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A Companion to Ancient Macedonia examines the political, military, social, economic, and cultural history of ancient Macedonia from the Archaic period to the end of Roman domination and beyond.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Roisman; Ian Worthington
ISBN: 9781405179362 1405179368
OCLC Number: 758875003
Description: 1 vol. (XXVI-668 p.- [16] p. de pl.) : ill. en coul., cartes. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: List of Contributors. --
Preface: For Readers --
and Reviewers. --
Notes. --
Abbreviations. --
List of Maps. --
List of Figures. --
List of Plates. --
Part 1 Preamble. --
1. Why Study Ancient Macedonia and What this Companion is About ( Edward M. Anson). --
Part 2 Evidence. --
2. The Literary and Epigraphic Evidence to the Roman Conquest (P.J. Rhodes). --
3. The Numismatic Evidence (Karsten Dahmen). --
Part 3 Macedonia and Macedonians. --
4. The Physical Kingdom (Carol G. Thomas). --
5. Macedonians and Greeks (Johannes Engels). --
6. Perspectives on the Macedonians from Greece, Rome, and Beyond (Sulochana R. Asirvatham). --
Part 4 History. --
7. From the Bronze Age to Alexander I (Slawomir Sprawski). --
8. Classical Macedonia to Perdiccas III (Joseph Roisman). --
9. Philip II (Sabine Müller). --
10. Alexander the Great, Macedonia and Asia (Dawn L. Gilley and Ian Worthington). --
11. Alexander's Successors to 221 BC (Winthrop Lindsay Adams). --
12. Macedonia and Rome, 221-146 BC (Arthur M. Eckstein). --
13. Provincia Macedonia (John Vanderspoel). --
Part 5 Neighbours. --
14. Macedonia, Illyria and Epirus (William S. Greenwalt). --
15. Macedonia and Thessaly (D. Graninger). --
16. Macedonia and Thrace (Zosia Archibald). --
17. Macedonia and Persia (Marek Jan Olbrycht). --
Part 6 Politics, Society, Economy, and Culture. --
18. Kingship and Other Political Institutions (Carol J. King). --
19. Social Customs and Institutions: Aspects of Macedonian Elite Society (Noriko Sawada). --
20. Macedonian Women (Elizabeth Carney). --
21. Macedonian Religion (Paul Christesen and Sarah C. Murray). --
22. The Macedonian Army (Nicholas Victor Sekunda). --
23. The Political Economy of Macedonia (Paul Millett). --
24. Classical Art to 221 BC (Craig I. Hardiman). --
25. Hellenistic and Roman Art, 221 BC-AD 337 (Rachel Kousser). --
Part 7 After Rome. --
26. Macedonia in Late Antiquity (Carolyn S. Snively). --
27. Ancient Macedonia, Alexander the Great, and the Star or Sun of Vergina: National Symbols and the Conflict between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia (Loring M. Danforth). --
Bibliography. --
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph Roisman, Ian Worthington.
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"Like others in the publisher's Companions to the Ancient World series, this volume is intended primarily as an engaging resource for students new to the subject and scholars in related fields, and Read more...

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